About Timang Beach.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Jiaohe | Have your ever seeing the reality TV show named Running Man? Some of their [chapter|episode} contains the adventure to Timang Beach, Gunungkidul, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Running Man’s South Korean actors, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both had to take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalties for losing in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Usually, only visitors who want an adrenaline test that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross over the sea with a fierce waves, Its scary but fun
Timang Beach is spotted exactly at Purwodadi Village, Tepus Sub district, Gunung Kidul Regency, Yogyakarta Special Region, Indonesia. This southern part of Yogyakarta have a wide coastal line and many emerging beach for tourism objects. One of the best attraction of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth white sand and the spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Jiaohe – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its characteristic of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to cross to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. this Island is a huge part of large rocks which are very steep around it. It takes full courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the sea with contains fierce waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150k/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that occurs the rocks could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, slowing your heart beat while you can take a photos there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but by human power. There are four people who pull and push the gondola with rope. If you feel the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients that is very young, dare to challenge their courage. The two rides into Timang island over the large wave. Are you dare?
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Jiaohe – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists who scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers will think it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, while you come to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this attraction is cheaper than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/person.
In this video, I make myself try to pass the bridge, holding the camera and uploading to this article. I think, the other blog writers are not necessarily brave to do this. If they just making a blog about it on the web without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the attraction is quite strong. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled by the advanced teams. The huge waves under the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to have this extreme tour in another place. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your colleagues at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Jiaohe – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer doesn’t remember that this beach also has a beach lips that able to tinkering with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a kind of shore with long lines. The rock hills are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the road that connecting main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no other easy way to reach sloping beach except utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The beach is about 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, even the distance is not really far from the main attraction.
Access from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the route to the beach is still very hard to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s why the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If tourist want to push their personal vehicle through the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good riding skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the path is completely off-road, Standard car will not be able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch this video.
The Price and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Trip : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
- Medium Package : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 duration.
- Long Package: I.D.R 550K-600K | Destination Timang Beach, Pengilon Hill, Banyunibo, Watu Lumbung, Jungwok and Wediombo Beach | Approximately 3-4 Hours long.
Dont Forget to Enjoy Seafood at Timang Beach.
In The Timang Beach, there is a culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, crab and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can eat Panjo Fish, a species of fish which is very rare and hard to obtain. This fish have a blue spike. It tastes very delicious.
Extra Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Area : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years.
- Currency Converter : I.D.R 10.000 same as U.S.D 0.69 / S.G.D 0.96 / M.Y.R 2.91 / K.R.W 824.01 / T.H.B 22.12 / V.N.D 16221.13 / C.N.Y 4.79. Data from 2019, May.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Jiaohe and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can contact us to guide you there safe and sound. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Gondola Lift.
- Rope Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Just contact us for other customized options. All our driver are understands completely the routes to go there. We have so many years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This trip will never make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org